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[IP] Re: death by shingles

>  An old wives tale said if they went all the way around your body, you
> would die!!!  My grandmother told my mom that when my brother had them!!!
> Yes, it scared the pee-waddling out of her!Debbie and maggie IP

And that was yet another one of Mom's subtle references to my early demise.
I had shingles at 18 and she said she hoped they didn't girdle me as I'd die
if they did. More fuel for the fire. :-(

She died last month at 87.

Jan (63 y/o, dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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